[ 526EIBEEINV14 ] VL Introduction to Computer Science

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Workload Education level Study areas Responsible person Hours per week Coordinating university
3 ECTS B1 - Bachelor's programme 1. year Business Informatics Manuel Wimmer 2 hpw Johannes Kepler University Linz
Detailed information
Original study plan Bachelor's programme Business Informatics 2019W
Objectives Students have an overview over the areas of computer science and its technical and theoretical foundations. The know how these areas are connected among each other and with other disciplines.
Subject History and classification of computer science; computer science as a scientific discipline; information theory, formats for storage and transmission of data; structure and basic function of computer systems; algorithms and data structures; programming languages; theoretical computer science; system software and applications; classification of operating systems, scheduling, parallelism, semaphores, deadlocks, memory management, file systems; theoretical computer models, computability, complexity
Criteria for evaluation written exam
Methods slide-based presentation; exercises for self-assessment
Language German
Study material Basic literature:

  • Lecture slides are provided for download. The lecture is partly based on the German book: Rechenberg, P.: Was ist Informatik? Eine allgemeinverständliche Einführung. Hanser-Verlag, München/Wien.
Changing subject? No
Further information see Einführung in Informatik und Betriebssysteme
Earlier variants They also cover the requirements of the curriculum (from - to)
1WBIEIV: VL Introduction to Computer Science (2002W-2014S)
On-site course
Maximum number of participants 200
Assignment procedure Assignment according to priority